Hip and knee arthroplasty is a surgical option considered at the end of the rehabilitation process for osteoarthritis of the hip and knee. The functional outcome of arthroplasty is directly related to the receipt of optimal rehabilitation services. This course provides an in-depth look at the risk factors for pre- and post-surgical complications and a comprehensive list of assessments and interventions. Healthcare professionals will be able to properly optimize rehabilitation to provide the best possible post-surgical outcome for their patients.
This course, offered by Key Clinical Skills, provides:
- Details on objective tools for measuring pre-surgical outcomes
- An overview of surgical procedures through video links
- An overview of post-surgical medical care and complications
- An overview of post-surgical rehabilitation care and precautions
- Functional rehabilitation in the community
- Resources including videos, external links and patient handouts